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Times Echo and Life / Uttoxeter

October 13, 2020

Councillors’ cash for Covid-19 projects

A FOOD bank, a community shop and a parish support project are among groups to receive funding for their work during and after the coronavirus lockdown.

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September 29, 2020

Mum and daughter step up on dementia research for Wendy

A MOTHER and daughter duo have walked 200km - raising more than £900 for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Debbie Udale and her daughter Zoe Hughes teamed up to raise the money after their mum and nan, Wendy Hughes, aged 69, was diagnosed with the disease.

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September 22, 2020

Campaign sparks call to ‘recycle more’

Households across East Staffordshire are being urged to recycle more as part of a nationwide awareness campaign. Residents in the borough produce over 46,000 tonnes of waste each year. Now, East Staffordshire Borough Council (ESBC) is encouraging householders to ensure waste is recycled in the correct way.

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September 8, 2020

First £5k for new eco centre

SUPPORTERS have raised almost £5,000 in aid of a new eco-centre in Uttoxeter. The Globe Foundation launched a crowdfunding appeal for the change to new premises in the town centre. And supporters have raised £4,860, just shy of the £5k target.

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September 1, 2020

Time to re-‘TURN’ to education centre

N EDUCATION centre, encouraging children to learn through the love of animals is to reopen this week. TURN Education, at Stramshall, was forced to close when the UK went into lockdown, but now has implemented new measures to allow youngsters to return this weekend. The centre offers children and young people the chance to engage in therapeutic and holistic activities which help break down barriers to learning.

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September 1, 2020

Katherine set to Brave the Shave

A LATE-night impulse has prompted a Uttoxeter woman to Brave the Shave in memory of her nephew. Katherine Andrews will be publicly shorn at TIME – The Vintage Hub on Thursday, September 17. And she is inviting other people in the area who have lost loved ones to cancer, to join in by sharing memories and stories.

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August 18, 2020

Town marks 75th anniversary of VJ Day

TOWNSFOLK gathered at Uttoxeter’s War Memorial to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory in Japan. August 15, 1945 was the historic day on which World War II – the deadliest conflict in history – saw the fighting cease.

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August 18, 2020

Young people urged to help shape eco centre proposals

YOUNG people are being urged to complete a survey around new plans for a ‘vibrant community hub’ in Uttoxeter town centre. The Globe Foundation unveiled proposals for the new centre, which would occupy a three-storey building in the heart of the town, last month.

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August 11, 2020

Raphael returns to Uttoxeter after devastating news

A SINGER-songwriter who entertained residents in Uttoxeter and around the world during the UK lockdown has returned to the town after receiving devastating news in May.

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August 11, 2020

Jobs saved at M&Co Uttoxeter

A MAJOR restructure at clothing chain M&Co has retained the Uttoxeter branch, saving workers at the store from redundancy.

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August 4, 2020

Pet cat Jasper hit by pellet gun

A PET cat has been shot with a pellet gun in Uttoxeter over the weekend. The cat suffered a puncture wound which needed veterinary treatment, but has survived. Staffordshire Police have launched an appeal for information about the incident.

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August 4, 2020

Virus halts Uttoxeter Poppy Appeal

STREET and supermarket collections for the Poppy Appeal will not take place in Uttoxeter this year. The coronavirus pandemic poses too much of a risk to volunteers for the annual appeal – many of whom are over 70. A question mark remains over Remembrance Services and how they will take place in November.

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